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Incredible moment shark was half-eaten by others as scientists released it into the ocean

Incredible moment shark was half-eaten by others as scientists released it into the ocean
Dr Mario Lebrato, 35, from Spain, captured the incredibly rare video of shark cannibalism as he was releasing the creature back into the wild. He said it was set upon by a group of up to 10 other sharks.

Dr Mario Lebrato, 35, from Spain, captured the incredibly rare video of shark cannibalism one to two meters below the Indian ocean surface in Mozambique.Pictured: A still grab from video that captured the moment a shark suffered severe injuries when it was attacked and half-eaten by other members of its own species Dr Mario Lebrato, 35, from Spain, captured the moment on video (pictured) when the oceanic blacktip was attacked as it was released back into the ocean off the coast of Mozambique The resulting footage shows the shark after having already been attacked, with huge chunks ripped from its side and blood and flesh pouring into the water.' After a five minute struggle following the attack, the shark succumbed to its injuries, Lebrato - who filmed the attack in 2018 - said Dr Mario Lebrato, seen briefly in the footage (pictured) said that bull sharks and other oceanic black tips were part of the group of sharks that attacked.The researcher was filming the oceanic blacktip shark when releasing it back into the ocean, when a different group of around 10 sharks set upon it.

Pictured: The shark is seen in footage still swimming with a line attached to its mouth, having been attack by a group of around 10 other sharks as it was released back into the wild Pictured: The other cannibal sharks are shown circling the injured creature after they already took chunks out of its side, causing blood and flesh to pour from its body into the water After a five minute struggle following the attack, the shark succumbed to its injuries, Lebrato - who filmed the attack in 2018 - said.'The shark struggled for around twenty minutes, it struggled for only five minutes after the attack.

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